ERIC Number: ED409779
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Assessing General Education. A Questionnaire To Initiate Campus Conversations.
This questionnaire is intended to help college faculty and administrators assess the adequacy of the general education curriculum and determine the knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes needed by students, and as a tool for program evaluation, innovation, and implementation. It can also be used by college and university students to assess and compare campus experiences and core curriculum issues. The questionnaire contains 28 statements descriptive of general education programs and respondents are asked to rank them vis-a-vis their schools on a scale of 1 to 5. Questions cover such areas as goals, institutional mission, student understanding, global perspectives, multiculturalism, student experience, student differences, articulation, faculty experience, faculty-student interactions, coordination, disciplinary links, faculty development, co-curricular activities, course evaluation, and quality. Appended to the report is a list of additional source material relevant to each of the questions. (CH)
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, College Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Assessment, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Faculty Evaluation, General Education, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Questionnaires, Rating Scales, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Teacher Student Relationship
Association of American Colleges & Universities, 1818 R Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20009 ($2).
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: Association of American Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.